Travel

Getting to Atlanta

It’s always a good idea to make your travel plans as early as possible. This section is designed to make it easy for you to complete arrangements for your visit to Atlanta. Learn about local attractions and weather, read a description of the conference hotels, and get driving directions and details about air and ground transportation.

Travel Notice: We strongly recommend that attendees double check with the U.S. Department of State for the latest travel and visa requirements.

About Atlanta

Atlanta is one of the most diverse cities in the south and visitors are captivated by its history and southern charm. Georgia’s capital is home to premier technology shows like the Atlanta Tech Summit, which makes the city one of the top conference destinations in the country.

Attractions

No matter what kind of activities you’re looking for during your downtime in Atlanta, there are countless reasons to leave your hotel and explore the area:

Georgia Aquarium—Home to hundreds of aquatic creatures and the only place outside Asia with a whale shark exhibit, the nonprofit Georgia Aquarium features interactive animal encounters and is a respected research and conservation center.

High Museum of Art—A stunning exterior houses the leading art museum in the Southeast, with more than 15,000 works of art in its permanent collection including 19th and 20th century decorative art, African American art, European art and photography. Be sure to check out the interactive and immersive installations on the Sifly Piazza.

Atlanta Botanical Garden—Unwind and enjoy your surroundings: the only canopy-level walkway in the United States will make you feel like you’re floating amid hickory, oak and poplar trees over the 30-acre woodland botanical garden below. The garden is also home to many creative special events throughout the year.

World of Coca-Cola—Explore the museum to learn about the history of one of the most beloved soft drinks and see hundreds of artifacts and unique treasures. After your tour, you’ll be able to sample more than 100 Coca-Cola products from across the globe. You can also see how the beverage is bottled and catch a show at the 4-D theater.

Atlanta History Center—Created by Atlanta’s biggest fans, this popular museum has been dedicated to preserving Atlanta’s history since 1926. Today the 33-acre experience features award-winning exhibitions, historic houses, enchanting gardens, interactive activities and acres of historic gardens and rural trails.

Weather

Atlanta’s sunny climate is perfect for walking around the city and exploring nearby parks. The average year-round temperature is 60 degrees and it rains about 150 days each year. In May, the average temperature ranges from 79F during the day to 60F at night. If you want to take a break from the heat, most indoor locales are always air-conditioned. About 4 inches of rain falls in Atlanta during the entire month of May.

Conference Hotels

Citrix has negotiated special discount rates at Omni Atlanta, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Hyatt Regency Atlanta and The Westin Peachtree Plaza.

You must book a room at one of these hotels through Synergy Headquarters to receive the special conference rates.

Note: When you request a hotel reservation through Synergy Headquarters, you will be required to provide a credit card to guarantee your room. All hotel room fees are the responsibility of the attendee.

Omni Atlanta
100 CNN Center
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-659-0000
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Rate: $225 per night plus 16% tax and $5 hotel fee per room, per night (single or double room)
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation must be received on or before April 19, 2019, to avoid a 100% penalty.

Atlanta Marriott Marquis
265 Peachtree Center Avenue NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-521-0000
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Rate: $209 per night plus 16% tax and $5 hotel fee per room, per night (single or double room)
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation must be received on or before April 19, 2019, to avoid a 100% penalty.

Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-577-1234
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Rate: $199 per night plus 16% tax and $5 hotel fee per room, per night (single or double room)
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation must be received on or before April 19, 2019, to avoid a 100% penalty.

The Westin Peachtree Plaza
210 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA, 30303
404-659-1400
Website

Rate: $209 per night plus 16% tax and $5 hotel fee per room, per night (single or double room)
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation must be received on or before April 19, 2019, to avoid a 100% penalty.

Transportation

Atlanta is easily accessible by air. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport offers multiple options for ground transfers to the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) and surrounding hotels.

Area airport
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)

  • 15-20 minutes to all conference hotels and the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC)
  • Estimated taxi fare: $26 plus gratuities one way
  • App-based rideshare services (Uber/Lyft): $16+ one way

Driving directions
Get driving directions from your location to the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC).

Parking
On-site parking is available at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) for a fee. Find additional parking options.

Taxi transportation to conference venue
If arriving at the conference venue by taxi, ask your driver to drop you at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), Building C.

 

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